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43 Best Napoleon Hill Quotes to Inspire Success in Life and Business | Inc.com

Napoleon Hill started his career teaching courses on selling and advertising, basing his classes on the premise that a positive attitude, relentless personal development, and consistent hard work were the keys to success -- and getting rich.<p>For the next 40-plus years, Hill wrote ten books that have …

17 Empowering Quotes from Strong Women

It is always important to remember that you can replace the negativity in your life with something positive. These quotes will help you do exactly that.<p>International Women's Day is recognized each year on March 8th, but if you think about how strong they are, there's cause for celebrating women …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Unless You Can Handle These 4 Basics You Aren't Ready for a Side Hustle

Daydreaming after work about making extra money is pleasant. Building a business after working your day job isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's easy to see why many people quit building their business on the side while working full time.<p>There are many things that …

Motivation

How to start a business with less than $1,000, according to two certified hustlers

There's no shortage of ways to make money online.<p>As a reporter at CNBC Make It, I've covered some of the most incredible — including a 28-year-old …

7 Distorted Thinking Patterns That Contribute to Anxiety

If you change your story, you can change your life.Anxiety is widespread and epidemic. It’s a problem that attacks the body but germinates in the …

Thinking Much? Don't

Thinking is desired. Thinking is needed for survival. Thinking is good. Thinking helps you becoming great from good. But overthinking isn’t any good, …

Self-help

10 Ways to Use Stress to Your Advantage

Stress is how nature tells us we need to take action.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us feel powerless to stress because we interpret our stress to be coming from sources outside of us. Whatever is outside of us may be cause for our stress, but it is not the …

Self-improvement

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

Self-improvement

I'm a life coach, and there are 3 questions I get more than anything else

People come to me as a life coach for a multitude of reasons.<p>They hate their job. They feel stuck in a bad relationship. They are crippled by fear and social comparison. They know that they are not living an authentic or full life. They make decisions based on what other people think and expect of …

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3 Things You Should Know About the Beliefs that Hold You Back

<i>The goal isn’t to get rid of all your negative thoughts and feelings; that’s impossible. The goal is to change your response to them.</i>During a recent …

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely

Little things become big things.<p>Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you …

Harness the Law of Attraction to Improve Networking

National Speakers Hall of Fame professional speaker Dan Clark has rewritten the rules of leadership in his new book, 'The Art of Significance: Achieving the Level Beyond Success.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneur are born when they silence their self-doubt …

Motivation

Tired of Ending Your Emails With 'Regards'? Here Are 69 Other Options

In case you're tired of your same old email sign-off, this list provides many alternatives.<p>I have an embarrassing confession: The vast majority of the time, I sign off my emails with "Thanks!" It doesn't matter if I have anything to show appreciation for or not--it tends to be my default …

15 Ways to Drown Out the Destructive Voices in Your Head

Here are strategies to silence your overly critical internal monologue and help you reach your goals.<p>To reach your goals, you have to take risks, develop constructive routines and make time to listen, learn and reflect. The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering …

Self-help

Top Seven Drag and Drop Website Builders for Your Business

Building a professional website used to involve a lot of HTML coding and web design. It was a difficult (not to mention expensive) process that was …

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Mental Toughness and Willpower

Looking for a burst of inspiration and motivation when times get tough? These quotes will help you keep pursuing your goals.<p>Arguably one of the most important qualities successful people possess is mental toughness: the drive and determination and willpower to keep going when the going gets …

Want to Improve Your Life and be a Better Person? Read These Books

<i>“Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled ‘This could change your life.’” –</i><b>Helen Exley</b><p>These are best sellers. You have probably read …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 41 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (1936)

The original self-help manual on American life – with its influence stretching from the Great Depression to Donald Trump – has a lot to answer for<p>The selling of the American self, and its dream of a better future, began with the Declaration of Independence and founding father Benjamin Franklin, who …

Selling

This 23-year-old travels the world on weekends for under $1,000/trip to prove you don't need much time or money to travel

But being a cancer survivor is forever baked into her psyche.<p>"I had cancer when I was 10, " she says. "Now I realize, people around me, people my age or people older, everyone is dealing with something that stops them from doing what they want to do."<p>She says the experience taught her, "I don't …

What the Polar Plunge and Running of the Bulls Taught Me About Success

July 7, 2013: Pamplona, Spain: A bull entering the stadium after the Running of the Bulls misses its jump and crushes me.I think I’ve been paralyzed. …

60 Motivational Quotes to Keep You Moving Toward Your Goal

Big successes are an accumulations of small successes<p>Success can be a long and winding road, filled with many obstacles and challenges.<p>There is no real short cut to success; it requires us to take action daily, to be persistent and consistent in our efforts which is not always easy to do. We can …

9 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

Dany Garcia, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's manager and business partner, on goals, decision making, professional relationships... and achieving more than you ever thought possible.<p>I'm fortunate to know a number of incredibly successful people. I always learn at least one thing from conversations with …

Success

Celebrate National Egg Month!

May is a perfect month to celebrate the arrival of spring, mothers, and the <i>Incredible Egg!</i><p>While eggs are commonly associated with breakfast and …